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European Scrutiny Committee

Commons Select Committee

The European Scrutiny Committee is appointed under Standing Order No. 143. It assesses the legal and/or political importance of draft EU legislation deposited in Parliament by the Government. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsEU

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

Committee news

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Committee publishes meeting summary for 10 January 2018
European Scrutiny Committee publishes meeting summary details
16 January 2018
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Government should offer assurances of post-Brexit medical radioisotopes supply
European Scrutiny Committee asks for clarifications on securing supply of medical radioisotopes
15 January 2018
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Prime Minister responds to Committee's letter
The Prime Minister responds to the Committee’s letter on the disapplication of primary legislation by the courts under the EU (Withdrawal) bill.
11 January 2018
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Committee publishes meeting summary for 19 December 2017
European Scrutiny Committee publishes meeting summary
22 December 2017
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Letter to PM published
Sir William Cash letter to Theresa May on the disapplication of primary legislation under the EU (Withdrawal) Bill
21 December 2017
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Committee publishes meeting summary for 13 December 2017
European Scrutiny publishes meeting summary for 13 December 2017
19 December 2017
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Why is Government stalling on improving European Counter-terrorism measures?
European Scrutiny Committe perplexed by Goverment's lack of engagement on proposed access limitations to SIS II
15 December 2017
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Committee publishes meeting summary for 6 December 2017
European Scrutiny Committee publishes details of its meeting summary
12 December 2017
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Chair statement regarding the Report on Phase 1 of the Leaving-EU Negotiations
Sir Bill Cash MP comments on report from the EU negotiators and the UK
8 December 2017
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Committee publishes meeting summary for 29 November 2017
European Scrutiny Committee publishes details of its meeting summary
5 December 2017
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EU Scrutiny in the House of Commons: Government Response published
European Scrutiny Committee publishes David Davis letter
22 November 2017
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Sir William Cash elected Chair of the European Scrutiny Committee
European Scrutiny Committee announces name of new Chair
1 November 2017
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European Scrutiny Committee membership agreed
The House of Commons has appointed the new members of the European Scrutiny Commitee
30 October 2017
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New Parliament 2017 – European Scrutiny Committee
European Scrutiny Committee will be reappointed when motions of nomination have been agreed
6 July 2017
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European Scrutiny Committee membership at the end of Parliament 2015-17
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2015-17 Parliament
3 May 2017
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General Election 2017 - European Scrutiny Committee
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017, all select committees have ceased to exist
3 May 2017
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Updates on negotiating positions of wide range of dossiers published
European Scrutiny Committee report providing updates on negotiating positions on wide range of dossiers
28 April 2017
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Government update on EU Trade negotiations released
European Scrutiny Committee releases most recent Government update on EU Trade negotiations
26 April 2017
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Meeting summary 19 April: Turkey Refugee Facility and Europol agreement with Denmark
European Scrutiny Committee publishes their meeting summary for 19 April 2017
25 April 2017
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UK must still debate EU issues up until Brexit
European Scrutiny Committee report on the Government managing European business while negotiating Brexit
7 April 2017
Total results 351 (page 4 of 18)